Past events

  1. Sep 21 2018

    iREAD Committee Meeting

    Friday, Sep 21, 2018 11:00am–3:00pm

    Orland Park Public Library, 14921 Ravina Ave, Orland Park, IL 60462

  2. Sep 21 2018

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Sep 21, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Mount Prospect Public Library, 10 S. Emerson St., Mount Prospect, IL 60056

  3. Sep 20 2018

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 10:00am–3:00pm

    ILA HQ in person; videoconference and conference call via Zoom, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  4. Sep 19 2018

    Illinois Youth Services Institute Meeting

    Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 1:00pm–2:00pm

    Conference Call

  5. Sep 18 2018

    Conference Program Committee Meeting

    Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 10:00am–3:00pm

    Peoria Public Library

  6. Sep 13 2018

    Young Adult Services Forum Meeting

    Thursday, Sep 13, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State St., Chicago, IL 60605

  7. Sep 7 2018

    Marketing Forum Meeting

    Friday, Sep 7, 2018 12:00pm–2:00pm

    Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Rd., Schaumburg, Illinois 60193

  8. Sep 7 2018

    RAILS/ILA Marketing Meeting

    Friday, Sep 7, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Rd., Schaumburg, Illinois 60193

  9. Sep 7 2018

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings

    Friday, Sep 7, 2018 10:00am

    Vernon Area Public Library, 300 Olde Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire, IL 60069

  10. Sep 6 2018

    Committee and Forum Reports Due Date

    Thursday, Sep 6, 2018

  11. Sep 3 2018

    Labor Day - ILA Office Closed

    Monday, Sep 3, 2018

  12. Aug 27 2018

    ILA Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Aug 27, 2018 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation enabled (details TBA), 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  13. Aug 27 2018

    ILA Public Policy Committee Monthly Meeting

    Monday, Aug 27, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation enabled (details TBA), 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  14. Aug 20 2018

    Deadline for October issue of the ILA Reporter

    Monday, Aug 20, 2018

  15. Aug 18 2018

    Trustee Forum Meeting

    Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 10:00am

    Fountaindale Public Library District, 300 W Briarcliff Rd., Bolingbrook, IL 60440

  16. Aug 10 2018

    Youth Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, Aug 10, 2018 11:00am–3:00pm

    Naperville Public Library 95th Street Branch, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr, Naperville, IL 60564

  17. Jul 27 2018

    White Sox Library Appreciation Night

    Friday, Jul 27, 2018 7:10pm

  18. Jul 19 2018

    Marketing Forum Board Meeting

    Thursday, Jul 19, 2018 2:30pm–4:00pm

    Alumni Center, Illinois State University, 1101 N. Main, Normal, IL 61761

  19. Jul 19 2018

    2018 ILA Orientation Session

    Thursday, Jul 19, 2018 9:00am–3:00pm

    Illinois State University, Alumni Center, 1101 North Main Street, Normal, IL 61761

  20. Jul 19 2018

    ILA Orientation for Executive Board, Forums, and Committees

    Thursday, Jul 19, 2018 9:00am–4:00pm

    Alumni Center, Illinois State University, 1101 N. Main, Normal, IL 61761

  21. Jul 19 2018

    Conference Program Committee Meeting

    Thursday, Jul 19, 2018

  22. Jul 18 2018

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 9:00am–4:00pm

    Alumni Center, Illinois State University, 1101 N. Main, Normal, IL 61761

  23. Jun 21 2018

    ALA Annual Conference

    Thursday–Tuesday, Jun 21–26, 2018

    New Orleans, LA

  24. Jun 20 2018

    Deadline for August issue of the ILA Reporter

    Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018

  25. Jun 14 2018

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 9:30am–4:30pm

    ILA HQ in person; videoconference and conference call via Zoom, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  26. Jun 7 2018

    IACRL and UIC Host ACRL Webinar Viewing

    Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 2:00pm–4:00pm

    Room 1-470 of the Richard J. Daley Library on the University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago

  27. Jun 4 2018

    2018 Directors University

    Monday–Friday, Jun 4–8, 2018 1:00pm

    Illinois State Library, 300 S. Second St., Springfield, IL 62701-1796

  28. Jun 4 2018

    Advocacy Committee meeting

    Monday, Jun 4, 2018 1:00pm–2:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge and East Peoria), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  29. Jun 4 2018

    Public Policy Committee meeting

    Monday, Jun 4, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville and Carbondale), Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  30. Jun 1 2018

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings

    Friday, Jun 1, 2018 10:00am

    ILA, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  31. Jun 1 2018

    Marketing Forum Meeting

    Friday, Jun 1, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Westmont Public Library, 428 N. Cass, Westmont, IL 60559

  32. May 29 2018

    Forum and Committee Reports Due in the ILA Office for Upcoming Executive Bd Meeting

    Tuesday, May 29, 2018

  33. May 19 2018

    Trustee Forum Meeting

    Saturday, May 19, 2018 10:00am

    Ela Area Public Library District, 275 Mohawk Trail, Lake Zurich, IL 60047

  34. May 18 2018

    Youth Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, May 18, 2018 11:00am–3:00pm

    Gail Borden Public Library District, 270 N Grove Ave, Elgin, IL 60120

  35. May 17 2018

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings

    Thursday, May 17, 2018 10:00am

    Indian Trails Library District, 355 Schoenbeck Rd., Wheeling, IL 60090

  36. May 15 2018

    All award nominations are due in the ILA Office

    Tuesday, May 15, 2018

    Illinois Library Association, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  37. May 14 2018

    Advocacy Committee meeting

    Monday, May 14, 2018 1:00pm–2:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge and East Peoria), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  38. May 14 2018

    Public Policy Committee meeting

    Monday, May 14, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville and Carbondale), Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  39. May 11 2018

    iREAD Committee meeting

    Friday, May 11, 2018 11:00am–3:00pm

    Orland Park Public Library, 14921 Ravinia Ave., Orland Park, Illinois 60462

  40. May 7 2018

    2018 Dinner at the Capitol Hill Club

    Monday, May 7, 2018 7:30pm–10:00pm

    300 First St., SE, Washington, DC 20003

  41. May 7 2018

    National Library Legislative Day

    Monday–Tuesday, May 7–8, 2018

    Washington, DC

  42. May 4 2018

    Reaching Forward Conference of Library Assistants

    Friday, May 4, 2018 9:00am–4:00pm

    Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N River Rd., Rosemont, IL 60018

  43. May 4 2018

    2018 Reaching Forward Conference

    Friday, May 4, 2018 8:00am–3:30pm

    A Professional Development Conference for Library Staff, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018

  44. Apr 28 2018

    Elevate Illinois Libraries Leadership Program

    Saturday, Apr 28, 2018 8:30am–4:30pm

    Illinois State Library, Gwendolyn Books Building, 300 N. Second Street, Springfield, IL 62701-1796

  45. Apr 28 2018

    Elevate Illinois Libraries Leadership Program

    Saturday, Apr 28, 2018 8:30am–4:30pm

    University of Illinois at Springfield, One William Maxwell Ln, Springfield, Illinois 62703

  46. Apr 20 2018

    2018 Marketing Forum Mini-Conference

    Friday, Apr 20, 2018 9:30am–3:00pm

    Fountaindale Public Library, 300 W Briarcliff Rd, Bolingbrook, IL 60440

  47. Apr 20 2018

    Marketing Forum Mini-Conference

    Friday, Apr 20, 2018 9:30am–3:00pm

    Fountaindale Public Library District, 300 W Briarcliff Rd, Bolingbrook, IL 60440

  48. Apr 20 2018

    Deadline for June issue of the ILA Reporter

    Friday, Apr 20, 2018

  49. Apr 12 2018

    ILA Executive Board meeting

    Thursday, Apr 12, 2018 10:00am–3:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System in person; ILA HQ (Chicago) and Illinois State Library (Springfield) via videoconference and conference call, 6725 Goshen Rd., Edwardsville, IL 62025

  50. Apr 12 2018

    Young Adult Services Forum Meeting

    Thursday, Apr 12, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 Raymond Ave, Oak Lawn, IL 60453

  51. Apr 9 2018

    2018 Conference Program Committee Meeting

    Monday, Apr 9, 2018 10:00am–4:00pm

    Bloomington Public Library, 205 E. Olive St., Bloomington, IL 61701

  52. Apr 2 2018

    Advocacy Committee meeting

    Monday, Apr 2, 2018 1:00pm–2:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge and East Peoria), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  53. Apr 2 2018

    Public Policy Committee meeting

    Monday, Apr 2, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville and Carbondale), Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  54. Mar 30 2018

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings

    Friday, Mar 30, 2018 10:00am

    Vernon Area Public Library, 300 Olde Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire, IL 60069

  55. Mar 29 2018

    Forum and Committee Reports Due in the ILA Office for Upcoming Executive Bd Meeting

    Thursday, Mar 29, 2018

  56. Mar 20 2018

    Public Library Association, 2018 Conference

    Tuesday–Saturday, Mar 20–24, 2018

    Philadelphia, PA

  57. Mar 16 2018

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Mar 16, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Rd., Schaumburg, IL 60193

  58. Mar 16 2018

    2018 Illinois Annual Conference program proposals due

    Friday, Mar 16, 2018

  59. Mar 5 2018

    Advocacy Committee meeting

    Monday, Mar 5, 2018 1:00pm–2:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge and East Peoria), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  60. Mar 5 2018

    Public Policy Committee meeting

    Monday, Mar 5, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville and Carbondale), Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  61. Mar 2 2018

    RAILS & ILA Marketing Group Meeting

    Friday, Mar 2, 2018 1:30pm–3:30pm

    RAILS Burr Ridge, 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  62. Feb 20 2018

    Deadline for April issue of the ILA Reporter

    Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018

  63. Feb 17 2018

    2018 Trustee Forum Workshop

    Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 8:00am–4:00pm

    Chicago Marriott Oak Brook, 1401 W. 22nd Street, Oak Brook, IL 60523

  64. Feb 17 2018

    Trustee Forum Workshop

    Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 8:00am

    Chicago Marriott Oakbrook, 1401 22nd St., Oakbrook, IL 60523

  65. Feb 9 2018

    ALA Midwinter Meeting

    Friday–Tuesday, Feb 9–13, 2018

    Denver, CO

  66. Feb 8 2018

    Young Adult Services Forum Meeting

    Thursday, Feb 8, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake St., Oak Park, IL 60301

  67. Feb 5 2018

    Advocacy Committee meeting

    Monday, Feb 5, 2018 1:00pm–2:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge and East Peoria), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  68. Feb 5 2018

    Public Policy Committee meeting

    Monday, Feb 5, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville and Carbondale), Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  69. Feb 2 2018

    iREAD Committee meeting

    Friday, Feb 2, 2018 11:00am–3:00pm

    Plainfield Public Library, 15025 S. Illinois St., Plainfield, IL 60544

  70. Feb 2 2018

    Youth Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, Feb 2, 2018 11:00am–3:00pm

    Naperville Public Library 95th Street Branch, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr, Naperville, IL 60564

  71. Feb 1 2018

    ILA Executive Board meeting

    Thursday, Feb 1, 2018 10:00am–3:00pm

    Illinois State Library (Springfield), and Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge) via videoconferencing and conference call.

  72. Jan 29 2018

    2018 Legislative Meet-ups

    Monday–Friday, Jan 29–Feb 23, 2018 7:30am

    Various locations and dates., Please see details below.

  73. Jan 26 2018

    2019 Illinois Youth Services Institute Planning Committee Meeting

    Friday, Jan 26, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    RAILS Burr Ridge, 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  74. Jan 26 2018

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings

    Friday, Jan 26, 2018 10:00am

    ILA, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  75. Jan 23 2018

    Forum and Committee Reports Due in the ILA Office for Upcoming Executive Bd Meeting

    Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018

  76. Jan 20 2018

    Trustee Forum Meeting

    Saturday, Jan 20, 2018 10:00am

    Maywood Public Library, 121 S 5th Ave, Maywood, IL 60153

  77. Jan 18 2018

    RAILS Member Update

    Thursday, Jan 18, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

  78. Jan 11 2018

    Bob Doyle's Retirement Celebration

    Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 4:00pm–6:00pm

    The University Club, 76 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60603

  79. Jan 8 2018

    Advocacy Committee meeting

    Monday, Jan 8, 2018 1:00pm–2:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge and East Peoria), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  80. Jan 8 2018

    Public Policy Committee meeting

    Monday, Jan 8, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville and Carbondale), Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  81. Oct 10 2017

    2017 ILA Annual Conference

    Tuesday–Thursday, Oct 10–12, 2017 8:00am

    Tinley Park Convention Center, 18451 Convention Center Dr., Tinley Park, IL 60477

  82. Sep 14 2017

    2017 Youth Services Forum Art Institute Field Trip

    Thursday, Sep 14, 2017 10:00am–3:00pm

    Art Institute of Chicago, Columbus Drive Entrance, 111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60603

  83. Jul 20 2017

    2017 ILA Orientation Session

    Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 9:00am–3:00pm

    Illinois State University, Alumni Center, 1101 North Main Street, Normal, IL 61761

  84. Jun 5 2017

    2017 Directors University

    Monday–Thursday, Jun 5–8, 2017 1:00pm

    Illinois State Library, 300 S. Second St., Springfield, IL 62701-1796

  85. May 5 2017

    2017 Reaching Forward Conference

    Friday, May 5, 2017 8:00am–3:30pm

    A Professional Development Conference for Library Staff, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018

  86. May 1 2017

    2017 Dinner at the Capitol Hill Club

    Monday, May 1, 2017 7:30pm–10:00pm

    300 First St., SE, Washington, DC 20003

  87. May 1 2017

    2017 National Library Legislative Day

    Monday–Tuesday, May 1–2, 2017 9:00am

    Washington, DC, Washington, DC 20001

  88. Mar 10 2017

    2017 Illinois Youth Services Institute

    Friday–Saturday, Mar 10–11, 2017 8:00am

    Crowne Plaza Springfield, 3000 S Dirksen Pkwy, Springfield, IL 62703

  89. Feb 18 2017

    2017 Trustee Workshop

    Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 8:00am–4:00pm

    Chicago Marriott Oak Brook, 1401 W. 22nd Street, Oak Brook, IL 60523

  90. Feb 6 2017

    2017 Legislative Meet-ups

    Monday–Friday, Feb 6–Mar 3, 2017 7:30am

    Various locations and dates., Please see details below.

  91. Oct 18 2016

    2016 ILA Annual Conference

    Tuesday–Thursday, Oct 18–20, 2016 9:00am

    Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, 5555 N River Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018

  92. Jul 22 2016

    2016 ILA Orientation Session

    Friday, Jul 22, 2016 9:00am–3:00pm

    Illinois State University, Alumni Center, 1101 North Main Street, Normal, IL 61761

  93. Jul 11 2016

    Illinois Library Leadership Summit

    Monday–Tuesday, Jul 11–12, 2016 1:00pm

    Illinois State University, Alumni Center, 1101 North Main Street, Normal, IL 61761

  94. May 6 2016

    2016 Reaching Forward Conference

    Friday, May 6, 2016 8:00am–3:30pm

    A Professional Development Conference for Library Staff, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018

  95. Apr 1 2016

    2016 Illinois Youth Services Institute

    Friday–Saturday, Apr 1–2, 2016 8:00am

    Marriott Bloomington-Normal Hotel and Conference Center, 201 Broadway Ave, Normal, IL 61761

  96. Mar 18 2016

    2016 Illinois Association of College and Research Libraries Conference

    Friday, Mar 18, 2016 8:00am–5:00pm

    Chicago Marriott O'Hare, 8535 West Higgins Road, Chicago, IL 60631

  97. Feb 13 2016

    2016 Trustee Workshop

    Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 8:00am–4:00pm

    Chicago Marriott Oak Brook, 1401 W. 22nd Street, Oak Brook, IL 60523

  98. Feb 12 2016

    2016 Legislative Meet-ups

    Friday, Feb 12–19, 2016

    Various locations and dates., Please check events' details below.

  99. Oct 21 2015

    2015 All for One Conference: A Library State of Mind

    Wednesday–Saturday, Oct 21–24, 2015

    Peoria Civic Center, Peoria, IL

  100. Aug 6 2015

    Idea Playground: Youth Services UnCon

    Thursday, Aug 6, 2015

    Dominican University, Parmer Hall, 7900 W Division St., River Forest, IL 60305

  101. Jul 24 2015

    Orientation Session

    Friday, Jul 24, 2015

    Illinois State University, Alumni Center, 1101 North Main, Normal, IL 61761

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